Thasra : At least 10 people, including a sub-inspector, were injured during stone pelting at an annual religious procession from a temple in Thasra, a town in Gujarat’s Kheda district, escalating tensions between two communities, a source said on Saturday.

The incident occurred on Friday and the injured comprised the sub-inspector, two constables, and seven locals.

Authorities are currently investigating whether the act of stone pelting was premeditated or a spontaneous occurrence.

Efforts to maintain peace in the region are underway, with leaders from both communities engaged in dialogues.

Authorities are also scrutinising video footage of the incident to identify and apprehend the individuals responsible for the stone-pelting.

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